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  • The Focal Press Companion to the Constructed Image in Contemporary Photography

    Edited by Marni Shindelman, Anne Leighton Massoni

    This compendium examines the choices, construction, inclusions and exemptions, and expanded practices involved in the process of creating a photograph. Focusing on work created in the past twenty-five years, this volume is divided into sections that address a separate means of creating photographs…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Focal Press

  • François Boucher and the Luxury of Art in Paris, 1703-1770

    Artist, Collector and Connoisseur

    By Jessica Priebe

    More than any other artist of his generation, François Boucher is associated with the consumption of luxury goods in eighteenth-century France. His works are filled with desirable items that communicate not only the wealth and status of his aristocratic patrons, but also the types of objects that…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Social Aesthetics and Moral Judgment

    Pleasure, Reflection and Accountability

    Edited by Jennifer A. McMahon

    This edited collection sets forth a new understanding of aesthetic-moral judgment organized around three key concepts: pleasure, reflection and accountability. The overarching theme is that art is not merely a representation or expression like any other, but that it promotes shared moral…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Adaptation for Animation

    Transforming Literature Frame by Frame

    By Hannes Rall

    Talented animation artists often neglect successful storytelling in favour of strong visuals, but now you can have both with this complete guide to adaptation for animation. Veteran independent filmmaker Hannes Rall teaches you how to draw and adapt inspiration from copyright-free materials like…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

    By J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge

    The motivations for the staging of festivals in early modern Europe were often complex and multi-faceted. In addition to their role as entertainment spectacles, they were important vehicles for the display of political and military superiority. 'Entries' in to cities were particularly strong…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Curating the Contemporary

    The Culture and Context of the 21st Century Curator

    By Catherine McDermott

    Curating the Contemporary is a unique and useful book, which provides an exploration of new curatorial developments that have impacted not only on museum practice, but also across international creative industries. In the twenty-first century, the traditional role of the curator as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence

    From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia

    By Felicia M. Else

    The first book to tell the dynamic story of one dynasty’s struggle with water, to control its flow and manage its representation, this interdisciplinary study pivots on two well-known water-related Medici creations, Bartolomeo Ammannati's Neptune Fountain (1560-1574) in the Piazza della Signoria,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • A History of the Theatre Laboratory

    By Bryan Brown

    The term ‘theatre laboratory’ appears across a series of interconnected practices, territories, pedagogies and ideologies. Bryan Brown seeks to properly address this contested phrase, and to position it within a wider history of laboratory studies. A History of the Theatre Laboratory traces the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Developing Creative Content for Games

    By Greg Johnson

    This book provides readers with a solid understanding of game development, design, narrative, charaterization, plot, back story and world creation--elements that are crucial for game writers and designers as they create a detailed world setting, adventure, characters, narrative and plot suitable…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Creating Games with Unity and Maya

    2nd Edition

    By Jere Miles, Adam Watkins

    Creating Games with Unity and Maya 2nd edition provides you with an end-to-end solution for Unity game development with Maya. This book takes you step-by-step through the process of developing an entire game from scratch—including coding, art, production and deployment. This accessible guide…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • VR Developer Gems

    Edited by William R. Sherman

    This book takes the practicality of other "Gems" series such as "Graphics Gems" and "Game Programming Gems" and provide a quick reference for novice and expert programmers alike to swiftly track down a solution to a task needed for their VR project. Reading the book from cover to cover is not the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

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